JDK-6840293 : environment variables '_java_options' and 'java_tool_options' are disregarded on Windows Vista
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: plugin
  • Affected Version: 6u10,6u14
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic,windows_xp,windows_vista
  • CPU: generic,x86
  • Submitted: 2009-05-12
  • Updated: 2010-05-11
  • Resolved: 2009-11-20
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6u18 b01Fixed 7Fixed
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Users on the java.sun.com forums have indicated that the fix for 6770420 is incomplete. Some code specific to the Windows Vista port of the new Java Plug-In was not adjusted to support these environment variables.

EVALUATION On windows Vista, the client vm is being launched through a custom launcher (jp2launcher). To ensure that the '_java_options' and 'java_tool_options' environment variables are preserved, we need to make sure those environment variables are not being erased in the jp2launcher prior to launching of the client vm.